The Golden City od Prague is the capital of Czech Republic and is located on the Vltava River. Home to a population of approximately 3.5 million people, Prague is the 14th largest city of the European Union and enjoys cult status. Over one thousand years old, Prague is a cosmopolitan hub of politics, economics and art and is often characterised by its historical grandeur and lively arts scene. One Europe's most attractive cities, Prague's timeless architectural beauty aptly complements the ongoing European evolution of art, architecture and culture.
Spring to autumn are the best times to plan your Prague holidays to enjoy warm temperatures and lush nature surrounding the city. Beginning from early September and ending in November, autumn offers a mild and pleasant climate, perfect for sampling the local history and architecture while strolling through the city squares. Also, this is the time when most of music, art, wine, literature and theatre festivals are held, such as the renowned Prague Autumn International Music Festival. Getting to Prague is simple - a direct flight from London to Prague takes approximately 2 hours. There are also travel options via bus and train. Prague's time zone is GMT+1.
Prague has everything a traveller could wish for: hearty food, picturesque landscapes, historically opulent architecture, rich culture, wine and gastronomy, thriving art and music, an active theatre scene and energetic nightlife. Prague holidays would be incomplete without a visit to Prague Castle, which provides stunning views of the city; the Charles Bridge, a hub for street artists and performers; and the impressive Gothic architecture of Old Town Bridge Tower. Wenceslas Square and the National Museum are also must-sees to experience more of the city's heritage. Prague Castle, the largest ancient castle of the world, has not only housed the Bohemian rulers and Roman emperors, it is also the office of President of Czech Republic.